Grants are available for the essential core running costs for small, locally led community organisations in Essex, Southend and Thurrock that are working to make their communities more connected, empowered and productive.
Maximum Value: £ 10,000 Minimum Value: £ 1,000
The Comic Relief scheme is provided by Comic Relief and administered locally by the Essex Community Foundation.
There are still many communities in the UK that suffer from economic and social deprivation and the current economic climate may make this situation worse. This programme aims to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities.
To be eligible, applicants must:
This funding is to support core running costs or organisational development costs. Funding cannot be used for direct project delivery.
Priority will be given to:
Contact the Essex Community Foundation for further information and to request an application form.
Essex Community Foundation
121 New London Road
Telephone: 01245 356018
Our funding support service continues to be very popular providing a professional step by step guide through the funding service
As well as supplying funding information to all members and those organisations requesting information about specific Funds, we conduct in depth advice sessions. Recent applications for funding from local groups have been sought for a variety of purposes from a scout troop minibus to playground equipment, from training costs to church repairs. Three large building projects are also ongoing.
Monthly funding bulletins are emailed to those subscribing to the service.
Funding opportunities are also highlighted in our newsletter which is distributed quarterly.
Then please call Jacqueline Davies on 01371 878400 or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org